From DWR (California Department of Water Resources)The Department of Water Resources (DWR) opened public comment for Lookout Slough, a proposed multi-benefit habitat project designed to reduce regional flood risk and restore fish and wildlife habitat.

On Dec. 16, the Department released a draft environmental impact report for the effort representing DWR’s largest tidal habitat restoration pursuit to date.

“The proposed Lookout Slough project will protect local communities from flooding while giving native fish a better chance of survival in the Delta,” said DWR Deputy Director Kristopher Tjernell. “DWR wants to ensure that all affected communities can offer feedback on this important effort.” (more)